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Prospect House, Hexham

Description: Prospect House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 239027

OS Grid Reference: NY9369464106
OS Grid Coordinates: 393694, 564106
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9715, -2.1000

Location: 10 Hallgate, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1XD

Locality: Hexham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 1XD

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Listing Text

5334 Prospect House

NY 9364 1/152


Includes Nos 1 and 10 Hallgate.
1888 by Oliver Sheeson. 2 storeys with 1 bay gable end to left. 1+3 windows.
Brick with Dutch shaped gable ends. 2 storey ashlar crenellated bays flanking
quoined doorcase. Raised stone window dressings. Late glazed sash windows.
Glazed door with rectangular light above. Spike capped hexagonal chimney shaft
to left of left gable. Gable end has 2 storey 4 light mullion window with
casements and with floor spacer carved with blank escutcheons; moulded reveals.
2 light mullioned casement window in attic, and also on ground floor to right
also with moulded reveals.
Interiors ornate strapwork and reproduction ceiling friezes. Cl7 style staircase.
The southern wing of Prospect Rouse incorporates Nos 1 and 10 Hallgates. Early
C19 brick. 2 storeys. 3 windows hipped roof to east. Interesting lodge at
west end of No 1:- Rubble with ashlar quoins and crow stepped gable above a
2 storey 2 light shallow bow.
Prospect House is now the District Council Offices. Entered from the west,
near a now semi-circular Council Room.

Listing NGR: NY9369464106

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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